Police charge man for dangerous driving after child struck, injured by pickup truck
(CP) HAMILTON – Police say a Hamilton man has been arrested and charged after he allegedly hit a child with a pickup truck, critically injuring him.
Hamilton police say the 11-year-old boy was crossing the street at a marked crosswalk Tuesday afternoon when he was hit.
The driver allegedly hit the boy after failing to stop for a traffic light and a crossing guard.
Police say the child was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The 28-year-old driver will appear in court today on a charge of dangerous driving causing bodily harm.
Police are still investigating but say they have ruled out driver impairment and other contributing factors.